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Norfolk affordable housing goes before board

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 06/04/2017 - 21:30
NORFOLK — A large affordable housing development planned on a former industrial site off Park Street near Wrentham will this week go before the town board that will mainly be handling the proposal.

Tri-County graduates 231 strong

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 06/04/2017 - 21:15
FRANKLIN — The bright sunshine over the football field of Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School gave way to a more comfortable cloud cover during the school’s 38th commencement ceremony on Sunday, with 231 graduates cheered on by family members…

Norton voters will fill selectman seat Tuesday

The Sun Chronicle - Sun, 06/04/2017 - 21:00
NORTON — Residents are heading to the polls Tuesday for the second time in about six weeks for a town election.

For North Attleboro students, Boston Pride parade a symbol of unity, protest

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/03/2017 - 23:00
When Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera stood fast in their resistance at the Stonewall Inn nearly 50 years ago, they probably never considered the impact their words and actions would have on LGBTQ youth decades later.

Appeals Court rules in favor of North Attleboro conservation commission on Falls Pond dock

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/03/2017 - 22:45
NORTH ATTLEBORO — The state Appeals Court has upheld a lower court decision in favor of the town’s conservation commission denying a Falls Pond resident’s request to extend his dock.

New England's best arborists scale the heights in Attleboro's Capron Park

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/03/2017 - 22:30
ATTLEBORO -- On the ground below a red oak tree standing nearly 100 feet tall, a group of arborists and other spectators craned their necks to watch a dozen participants scale the highest heights during the annual New England International…

Plainville residents to vote on new town hall, public safety complex

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/03/2017 - 22:15
PLAINVILLE — Residents Monday night take their final key step in moving the town toward a new town hall and public safety complex.

Wrentham town meeting Monday

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/03/2017 - 22:00
WRENTHAM — The town budget for the fiscal year kicking off July 1 highlights Monday’s annual town meeting, and it’s not a pretty picture.

North Attleboro town meeting Monday mostly routine

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/03/2017 - 22:00
NORTH ATTLEBORO — Members of Representative Town Meeting will convene once again Monday for the annual and special June town meetings, though they’ll be settling mostly routine matters.

Police say 6 victims, 3 suspects killed in London assaults

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/03/2017 - 22:00
LONDON (AP) — Terrorism struck at the heart of London, police said Sunday, after a vehicle veered off the road and mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and witnesses told of men with large knives stabbing passersby at nearby Borough…

Norton man charged with third drunk driving offense

The Sun Chronicle - Sat, 06/03/2017 - 21:30
ATTLEBORO — A Norton man was arrested by Attleboro police and charged with his third operating while impaired by alcohol offense.